Recycling

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Recycling is an essential and required service for all Seattle residents and businesses. Recycling is good for the environment and can decrease solid waste service costs.

In Seattle, there is no additional cost for recycling service at residences. The cost is included in the garbage service rate.

What goes in your recycling cart? Find out using these resources:

For Business &
Commercial Customers:

A wide variety of materials from businesses can be recycled and reprocessed, such as scrap metals, building materials, office furniture, business electronics and phones, in addition to conventional recyclables like cardboard, glass, paper, plastic, and compostables. Learn more about business & commercial recycling.